Getting a new website built is an exciting prospect, but it is really important to have a clear vision in your mind of what you want and need. If you are going to a website designer, it is actually even more important to have a list of “must-haves” “would-likes” for your site.
Before you even call up a designer, have a browse round other websites within your industry and take a look at what they look like, and what features they have which you like. From these features, make a list of those you love and the ones you think are pretty useless. Once you have some solid ideas and inspiration, you can think about the function of your site. If you have an ecommerce site for example, you’ll need to think about how you will take payments, order in stock and have your checkout process work. These are all things a web designer can do for you.